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December 9, 2010

Isett, Simmons Earn All-West Region Football Honors

Seniors Richard Isett and Alec Simmons both experienced breakout years during the 2010 Pacific Lutheran football season, and as a result both earned D3football.com All-West Region third team recognition.

Formerly a defensive back, Isett made the transition to outside linebacker in PLU's 3-4 defense and led the Lutes with 64 total tackles. He also paced the team with 14.5 tackles for loss and 5.0 quarterback sacks.

Simmons moved into seventh on the single-season rushing yardage list with 982 yards on 137 carries, an average of 7.2 yards per attempt, this past season. Simmons averaged 109 yards per game and scored eight rushing touchdowns.

Isett and Simmons, both of whom also earned All-Northwest Conference first team honors, helped Pacific Lutheran finish with an 8-1 overall record, including a 5-1 mark good for second place in the conference standings.

Click here to view the entire D3football.com All-West Region team.

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